Ryan Bowers Joins Faculty at IU
Immaculata University announces that Reading, PA, resident Ryan Bowers, M.A., has joined the faculty of the Graduate Psychology and Counseling Department. He will work with Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Psychology students in the master’s and doctoral degree programs.
“I am excited to teach at my alma matter and share the didactic and experiential knowledge gained in academic and professional practice with our outstanding graduate students and future counselors,” stated Bowers on his new position at Immaculata University.
Serving as an adjunct faculty member at Immaculata for the past three years, Bowers also gained experience teaching Psychology courses at Albright College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, and Montgomery County Community College. In addition to teaching, Bowers has practiced at private and community clinics offering clinical mental health, substance abuse, and sex offender counseling. In 2016, he received the North Atlantic Region for the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Emerging Leader Award and the Richard Duncan Memorial Student Resource Award from Duquesne University.
Earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior/Applied Psychology from Albright College, Bowers continued his education receiving a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University and has finished classes and successfully defended his dissertation for his Ph.D. from Duquesne University’s Counselor Education and Supervision program. He is a Pennsylvania State Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional. Bowers keeps current in his field by retaining memberships in professional associations such as the American Counseling Association; the Pennsylvania Counseling Association; the Association for Counseling Education and Supervision; and the NARACES.
As a consumer and producer of research, Bowers’ current research projects include: Collaborative Clinical Supervision Assessment, Interpersonal Reflective Model of Supervision, CACREP-Informed Counselor Educator Development Model, Adolescent Transgender Group Program Effectiveness, and College Readiness for High School Students.